Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has used its own service to raise £2.1 million of growth funds.
The venture capital investment syndicate behind payment software business Alaric Systems has exited through a trade sale.
The Bitcoin phenomenon has reached an unprecedented crescendo in recent weeks, but how do investors go about sizing up ventures hoping to build off the back of the digital currency? GrowthBusiness finds out from Passion Capital co-founder Stefan Glaenzer.
With more and more businesses choosing to raise capital via the equity crowdfunding route, GrowthBusiness has asked Seedrs and Crowdcube about getting traction and moving beyond the confines of a domestic market, in a two-part special.
To coincide with moves by Crowdcube and Seedrs into new worldwide markets, GrowthBusiness met with co-founders of the platforms through a two-part special to find out how equity crowdfunding in the UK has grown, and just what will be involved in selling it to the world.
A private equity exchange for early-stage ventures has scooped £750,000 of growth capital to develop its platform.
London-based Bitcoin start-up Coinfloor has launched with backing from Passion Capital and Transferwise co-founder Taavet Hinrikus.
Peer-to-peer lending platform Funding Circle is taking on the American market having been charged for growth through a deal led by Accel Partners.
A new crowdfunding platform which helps authors and publishers has secured £1.2 million of growth capital from investors including DFJ Esprit.
Business secretary Vince Cable has described the backing of Azimo by e.ventures as evidence that the UK has the infrastructure, skills base and competitive edge to capitalise on its expertise in financial services.
Having already exited his first business through a multi-million pound deal, Kevin Hindley, joint managing director of Fluent Money, reveals what motivated him to do it all again.
In an age when very few consumer choices are made without first checking for online reviews, VouchedFor.co.uk is looking to carve out its own offering in the independent financial advisers space.
W&G Investments has joined the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) with a view to acquiring assets held by the The Royal Bank of Scotland.
There are now a number of different finance options that businesses can target, from invoice finance or crowdfunding through to short-term loans.
Crowdfunding platform FundingKnight has secured £1.5 million of investment for itself and given away a 20 per cent equity stake.
Having spearheaded the government's early Tech City promotion, Eric Van der Kleij is using his entrepreneurial experience to produce the next wave of innovative financial technology businesses.
Mobile payments business iZettle has added to the list of venture capital backers it has by securing a new corporate investment partner in the form of Banco Santander.
A new €175 million fund aimed at funding high-growth companies has been set up by the Irish government.
Encore Capital has acquired a majority stake in Cabot Credit Management through a deal worth £128 million.
The number of cash shells listed on London exchanges has grown from 64 to 91, the latest Cash Shells Directory finds.
To coincide with the second crop of Future Fifty companies being named, GrowthBusiness meets Green Man Gaming and its founder Paul Sulyok to find out what being a member involves.
Keith Holdt, investment director and head of the Value Enhancement Group at LDC, argues that big data shouldn't be intimidating for growing companies.
While not offering much in the way of business goodies, George Osborne’s speech offered some festive cheer.
The annual Cash Shells Directory is an invaluable guide for companies and advisers considering joining the stock market by reversing into a shell, providing a list of potential candidates and a commentary on each of them.